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Questions about the works of Mary Ann Evans (1819–1880) or her life as a writer. She went by the pseudonym of George Eliot.

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Is Dorothea's nickname metaphorical?

In Middlemarch by George Eliot Dorothea Brook's nickname is Dodo. Or actually to be exact her sister, Celia Brook's nickname for her is Dodo. Is this an allusion to Dorothea's almost extinct kind? ...
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